Legal One Liners

Legal one Liners For Judicial Service Aspirants

  • Justice JS Khehar is the 44th Chief Justice of India.
  • Prescribed period of limitation for preferring an appeal under section 28 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1956 is 90 days.
  • Santhanam Committee was formed in 1983 to check the increasing menace of corruption in administration.
  • Sharda Act deals with Child Marriage.
  • Writ of Habeas Corpus is said to be guarantor of personal freedom.
  • Apex Court in the case of Daniel Latifi v. U.O.I. upheld the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Divorce) Act, 1986.
  • Eighth Schedule of the Constitution relates to the languages.
  • Bharat Ratna Award is the highest civilian award of India.
  • The Param Vir Chakra Award is the highest military award of India.
  • The executive power of the State is vested in the Governor.
  • The Home Minister works as the Chairman of the Zonal Council of India.
  • First meeting of the Constituent Assembly was held on 9th December, 1946.
  • The Committee on the Rules of Procedure formed by the Constituent Assembly was headed by Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
  • The Apex Court in the case of Lily Thomas v. Union of India, (2013) 7 SCC 653, held that on conviction of offences, the MPs and MLAs will be immediately disqualified from holding membership without being given three months.
  • During the British Rule, the Rowlatt Act provided that even without trial a person can be arrested.
  • Releasing of a person for not being proved guilty is known as Acquittal.
  • Transfer of some existing movable/immovable property without consideration is known as Gift.
  • Bar on mortgagor’s right to redeem his property is known as Foreclosure.
  • Voluntarily abandonment by one spouse of another without any reasonable cause is known as Desertion.
  • In England, Rule of Law was propounded by Prof. Dicey.
  • Section 84 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 is based on Mc Naughten Rule.
  • The relationship in section 50 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, means relationship by blood, marriage or adoption.
  • When one converts himself /herself to another religion, it is known as Conversion.
  • Facts which are inconsistent with any fact in issue are relevant, is based on the principle of plea of alibi.
  • The contract of uberraimae fidei means a contract of utmost faith.
  • Doctrine of Subrogation enables third person to stand in the shoes of the creditor.
  • Agreement enforceable by law is known as Contract.
  • Parliament of India consists of President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
  • Police Remand of an accused cannot exceed 15 days.
  • Criminal Justice System in India is based on Adversarial Trial.
  • The system of Indian Election follows the system of Adult Franchise.
  • Speedy disposal of petty cases is known as Summary Trial.
  • Bail literally means release from prison.
  • Queen v. Tolson is a leading case related to Mens rea.
  • Suicide is not defined in IPC, 1860.

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